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chin

(chin), [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum [TA]
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

chin

(chĭn)
n.
The central forward portion of the lower jaw.

chin′less adj.

chin

the raised triangular portion of the mandible and the soft tissue over it below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance.

chin

The lower part of the face, the core structure of which is provided by the mandible.

CHIN

Community Health and Information Network. An electronic highway that provides seamless connectivity through an interface engine with routing and translation software to all the components of a healthcare delivery system—physicians, hospitals, ambulatory care centres, payers (banks, insurers, Medicare, employers), pharmacies, retail suppliers, regulatory agencies, etc.

chin

(chin) [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum.
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) [TA]
Prominence formed by anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
[A.S. cin]

chin,

n the raised triangular extension of the anterior portion of the mandible below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance of the mandible.
chin cup,

chin

the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

fat-chin, chin edema
lower lip swelling or nodules; part of the feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.
Enlarge picture
Fat-chin in a cat.
stripped chin
see labial avulsion.
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Mr Knight, if you think you're not going down well, just leave the stage,' repeats Chinless reassuringly.
What, then, about buck-toothed, inbred chinless wonders who only get by because of the old school tie network?
Middle-age, chinless, with unfashionably thick glasses, leather back brace and preference for overalls, Olivier teaches woodworking at a vocational center to young men from troubled backgrounds.
thus exhibiting all the streetwise style wit of a chinless Sloane who has spent the past 25 years in solitary confinement in a Harvey Nicks changing room.
Key Neandertal features include a bony ridge at the back of the skull, a sloping face, a wide, protruding nose, receding cheeks, and a chinless jaw.
Where everyone wanted to be seen, from the local check-out girls to the chinless wonders, from the yuppies to the local lads tittering at the thought of a 'long comfortable screw'.
If you do risk entering the chinless wonder zone, the meteorological conditions are no better than anywhere else.
Because I love nothing better than sitting in front of the telly with a few lagers, hoping for a repeat of the 1978 classic when an entire boat of chinless wonders sank.
If you're looking for a lot of chinless people, however, then it would be exactly the right place to go.
William, Kate and their chinless chums were given free rein of Prince Charles' Birkhall bolt-hole on the Queen's estate.
You didn't think ol' Alan just handed the keys to his empire over to whichever chinless public school wonder wins, going: "Right, all yours.
Where the House of Lords is still stuffed with chinless peers and party hacks.